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Kevin De Bruyne

24-Year-Old Midfielder     Manchester City  Premier


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Birthdate:  June 28, 1991    Birthplace:  Drongen, Belgium    Nationality:  Belgium    Height:  5' 11"    Weight:  168 lbs    
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May 8, 2016    Kevin De Bruyne News

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De Bruyne scored a goal on three shots (two on target) in Sunday's 2-2 draw with Arsenal.

De Bruyne was phenomenal all match and broke through the deadlock at the time just past halftime with a near post strike that exploited Petr Cech's biggest weakness. After sitting out the past two Premier League matches, the goal was his first since Apr. 2 and his second this calendar year (nine matches). Since arriving from Wolfsburg on the eve of the transfer window closing, he has seven goals and nine assists in the Premier League.

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April 3, 2016

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De Bruyne scored on four shots (three on target) and added one cross and two key passes in 56 minutes of play in Saturday's 4-0 win over Bournemouth.

The return of the creative midfielder immediately changed the face of the team. He was involved in almost every attack the Citizens had and even managed to return to the scoreboard. His early substitution was dictated due to him still gaining full fitness after more than three months absence from the fields. Once he's back to top form, though, his six goals and nine assists in just 18 Premier League starts and two shots, two crosses and 3.5 key passes average per game turn him into an irreplaceable fantasy force.

April 2, 2016

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De Bruyne (knee) is starting Saturday versus Bournemouth.

De Bruyne hasn't played since 2015 and his reappearance should bring back a lot of freshness and creativity in a struggling of late City squad. He was one of the best players, if not the best one, in the beginning of the season before his ailment.

April 1, 2016

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De Bruyne (knee) will be available for Saturday's match against Bournemouth after a lengthy layoff.

De Bruyne's return could not come at a better time as the Citizens face a crowded fixture calendar coupled with a dogfight for a top-four place, sitting just one point above West Ham and Manchester United for the final Champions League spot. In 19 Premier League matches, De Bruyne has five goals and nine assists. One may want to see how he responds in his first match back before bringing him back into the fold on your team.

March 22, 2016

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De Bruyne (knee/ankle) is expected to return after the international break, either against Bournemouth on April 2 or Paris Saint-Germain in the Champions League on April 6, the Manchester Evening News reports.

De Bruyne's absence has been a huge blow to City, who are now fighting for a top-four spot instead of the title. He is a tremendous fantasy option in nearly all formats, and his return will be a major boost to City and fantasy owners.

March 9, 2016

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De Bruyne stepped up his training program ahead of returning from a knee injury he sustained in the Capital One Cup, reports the Daily Mail.

De Bruyne was able to remove his knee brace last month, and is now working with the strength-training coach and running outside. He will need some time to rebuild his fitness and sharpness, but the moves he is making on the training ground are encouraging for the team.

February 26, 2016

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De Bruyne (knee) has removed his knee brace and is ramping up his training as he continues the road back from his knee injury.

Since suffering a major knee injury in the Capital One Cup against Everton, De Bruyne has watched City struggle in his absence. The team was pummeled by Chelsea in the FA Cup and has just three points in their last three matches in the Premier League. De Bruyne's return can't come soon enough, but he will likely need at least another month before returning to action.

January 28, 2016

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De Bruyne could miss up to 10 weeks because of knee and ankle injuries suffered Wednesday against Everton in the Capital One Cup.

It was initially believed that De Bruyne would miss up to six weeks, but additional scans confirmed the seriousness of the ailment, which could force him to miss up to 15 matches in all competitions, depending on whether City advance in the FA Cup and Champions League. The loss of De Bruyne will be a massive one for City as they try to maintain pace with Leicester and Arsenal in the Premier League title race, while their Champions League aspirations obviously take a huge hit as well. Jesus Navas is likely to move into the starting XI in De Bruyne's absence, with Kelechi Iheanacho also a possibility.